BAE Systems Honors VIAVI Solutions with a Supplier of the Year Award

VIAVI is Among 11 Award Recipients Recognized at Second Annual ‘Partner 2 Win’ Supplier Symposium

San Jose, Calif., April 10, 2019 – Viavi Solutions Inc. (VIAVI) (NASDAQ: VIAV) today announced it received a BAE Systems Partner 2 Win Supplier of the Year Award for Survivability, Targeting & Sensing Solutions based on exceptional performance and contributions to supply chain success in 2018 for BAE Systems’ Electronic Systems sector. VIAVI was honored at a ceremony held in Manchester, New Hampshire on April 2, 2019, and was selected from a pool of more than 750 suppliers that worked with BAE Systems in 2018.

“VIAVI is proud to be honored with the distinction as Partner to Win Supplier of the Year by BAE Systems,” says Shawn Cullen, Senior Product Line Manager, Government Aerospace, VIAVI Solutions.  “Our everyday mission is to deliver only the best high-precision optical coatings to the market, driving top performance of advanced systems that support our Armed Forces. We look forward to continued innovation and success in meeting optical challenges – simple or complex – with premium solutions.”

BAE Systems Honors VIAVI Solutions with a Supplier of the Year Award

BAE Systems’ Partner 2 Win program is designed to achieve operational excellence and eliminate defects in its supply chain by raising the bar of performance expectations to meet the demand of current and future customers. As part of the program, BAE Systems meets regularly with its suppliers at their locations to transfer best practices to ensure that the components and materials that compose BAE Systems products meet the highest quality standards. 

“Recognition of our top-tier suppliers underscores BAE Systems’ commitment to delivering the highest quality products on-time and on-budget, in order to meet the demand of our customers,” said Jeremy Tondreault, vice president of operations for BAE Systems’ Electronic Systems sector. “We are proud to partner with companies – including VIAVI – who are dedicated to delivering the products that protect the warfighter on the battlefield and civilians who rely on the safety of commercial transportation.”

About BAE Systems
BAE Systems provides some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defense, aerospace, and security solutions. The company employs a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 employees worldwide and operations in 30 U.S. states. Working with customers and local partners, BAE Systems develops, engineers, manufactures, and supports products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

VIAVI (NASDAQ: VIAV) is a global provider of network test, monitoring and assurance solutions to communications service providers, enterprises, network equipment manufacturers, civil, government, military and avionics customers, supported by a worldwide channel community including VIAVI Velocity Partners. We deliver end-to-end visibility across physical, virtual and hybrid networks, enabling customers to optimize connectivity, quality of experience and profitability. VIAVI is also a leader in high performance thin film optical coatings, providing light management solutions to anti-counterfeiting, consumer electronics, automotive, defense and instrumentation markets. Learn more about VIAVI at Follow us on VIAVI Perspectives, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.

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